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Trouble in Paradise
20:51

The Dark Side of Japan's Paradise Island | Trouble in Paradise

Okinawa is known to many as a postcard perfect paradise. But despite mass tourism, Okinawa is also the poorest prefecture in Japan. VICE World News host Hanako Montgomery travels to Okinawa to find out why.
Australiana
30:39

Island Queens

In this episode of Australiana, VICE embeds with the gay and trans Indigenous community of the Tiwi Islands to explore the intersection of traditional culture and gender identity.
SUB.Culture / Clip
10:03

Wie DJs in Kubas Krisenzeiten eine ganze Bewegung formten

In den ökonomisch verheerenden frühen 90ern fanden DJs wie D’Joy de Cuba, Wichy de Vedado und DJ Jigüe Zuflucht in einer neuen Gemeinschaft aus Partys, Clubs und Klängen.
SUB.Culture / Clip
1:40

SUB.Culture: Cuba

We delve into how a group of pioneering musicians in the early 1960s created an electroacoustic movement that coupled modern equipment with more traditional Cuban styles.
Motherboard / Clip
1:59

Surrounded: Island of the Sharks (Trailer)

Motherboard goes to Reunion Island to investigate why this once an idyllic surfers paradise has experienced an increase in shark attacks in recent years.
Toxic
1:06:13

Garbage Island

Come aboard as the VICE crew takes a cruise to the Northern Gyre in the Pacific Ocean, a spot where currents spin and cycle, churning up tons of plastic into a giant pool of chemical soup, flecked with bits and whole chunks of refuse that cannot biodegrad
Fringes
20:38

Am Ende der Welt treffen wir die stärksten Männer der Welt

VICE went to Iceland to investigate what it is about this tiny island that produces such strong people.